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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] [aeri] Change to how clients decide which error reports to send

Hi Marcel,

On 21 Oct 2016, at 12:24, Marcel Bruch <marcel.bruch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I’m looking for your input on the second part: whether sending the fingerprint of an error report to before the user explicitly agrees to send the error itself is considered a privacy issue. My personal take is that the fingerprint itself does not contain any reasonable private information. However, under some conditions committers may be able to “see” which errors a user hits on his machine even if he does not send the error report ( IFF we'd send the reporter id along with the fingerprint or would track the reporter’s IP address - which we do not do!).

I find the last sentence confusing. :)

Can you clarify:
- what is a reporter id?
- how is it related to the proposal, i.e. checking for known error information as fingerprints?
- why is it necessary for the proposal?
- is the reporter id an "opt-in"?



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